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Pakistani politician arrested in London amid probe of speeches

11 Jun 2019

LAHORE British police arrested Pakistani politician Altaf Hussain in London on Tuesday as part of an investigation into speeches he gave as founder of a political party that ruled the megacity of Karachi for decades, media in Pakistan reported.

Pakistan opponents of death row Christian's blasphemy acquittal get bail

15 May 2019

LAHORE, Pakistan A Pakistani court on Tuesday granted bail to the leader of an ultra-right Islamist group arrested last year after his supporters shut down cities and threatened judges following the acquittal of a Christian woman accused of blasphemy.

Militant bomb near Sufi shrine kills 10 in Pakistan's Lahore

08 May 2019

LAHORE, Pakistan A bomb targeting Pakistani police outside a major Sufi shrine in the city of Lahore on Wednesday killed at least 10 people and wounded more than 20, officials said. | Video

Pakistan busts prostitution ring that sent young women to China

06 May 2019

LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistani authorities have arrested 12 suspected members of prostitution ring taking young Pakistani women to China, part of a growing human trafficking problem often based on fake marriages, officials said on Monday.

Pakistani student murders professor over proposed co-ed party: police

20 Mar 2019

LAHORE, Pakistan A student stabbed a college professor to death on Wednesday in eastern Pakistan on Wednesday, apparently because he felt that a planned party that women were going to be involved with would be un-Islamic, a police official said.

Pakistani journalist critical of government seized outside home

09 Feb 2019

LAHORE, Pakistan A Pakistani journalist under scrutiny for anti-government social media posts was beaten and seized outside his home on Saturday, his son said, in the latest sign of pressure on media.

Pakistani police to face murder charges over killing of family

23 Jan 2019

LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistani authorities have removed the head of the counter terrorism police in the province of Punjab and will charge five police with murder over a shooting last week in which an innocent family was killed.

Probe begins into Pakistani police killings that sparked outrage

21 Jan 2019

LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistani authorities on Monday opened an investigation into the police killing of four people, including a woman and a child, in an encounter with a suspected militant leader that has drawn accusations from the public of police brutality.

Clashes follow detention of ultra-right Pakistani cleric

24 Nov 2018

LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistan on Saturday detained scores of protesters in a continuing crackdown against followers of a hardline Islamic cleric who led three days of protests over blasphemy laws and whose arrest overnight triggered violent clashes with police.

Pakistan arrests cleric whose followers shut down cities over blasphemy

24 Nov 2018

LAHORE, Pakistan Pakistani authorities on Friday night arrested an ultra-right religious party leader whose followers have shut down major cities demanding stricter application of stringent laws on blasphemy against Islam.

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